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Independent (Movie Genre)

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  • Gotham Award Nominations: 'Boyhood' Scores Four (FULL LIST)

    The Gotham Independent Film Awards set a 2014 race for best feature that includes "Boyhood" and "Birdman," vying for the title with "Love is Strange," "Under the Skin" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Richard Linklater's drama "Boyhood," 12 years in the...
  • As Mexican Auds Embrace Local Comedies, Filmmakers Hope Dramas Can Cash In Too

    For the past decade, Mexico has churned out bold, auteur filmmaking, but when those acclaimed works have hit local screens, results are often mediocre. Switch the focus to laughter, however, and auds show up in droves. Even the nation's most well-...
  • Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'

    Lynn Shelton follows her own direction in 'Laggies'
    Her first day on the Seattle set of the comedy "Laggies," Keira Knightley noticed something unusual about her director, Lynn Shelton: She knew all the grips' names. "Most directors are like generals or dictators, because it is like an army that's...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: PR/Digital/Management

    Lee Ginsberg, 40 (pictured left) Partner at Ginsberg-Libby Ginsberg moved to L.A. from New York in 1999, knowing he wanted to work in Hollywood, but not necessarily sure how or where. His first job, through a temp agency, was as an assistant to personal...
  • AFM: France's Wide Drives Into Euro Arthouse Genre with 'Cruel,' 'Homesick' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Acquiring international sales rights to "Cruel" and now "Homesick," Paris-based sales company Wide is driving into European genre/arthouse as it builds up to the American Film Market where one flagship title is Toronto Festival hit "Margarita With a...
  • 'Aviation Cocktail' doesn't quite fly

    'Aviation Cocktail' doesn't quite fly
    The kidnapping and murder of a young woman in a sleepy 1950s Middle America hamlet send the intertwining lives of three good ol' boys into a tailspin in "The Aviation Cocktail." When the firing squad formed by the townsfolk fails to execute the...
  • Q&A: Wild Bunch's Vincent Maraval Unveils Pan-European Digital Distribution Company

    PARIS: Building on its experiment with Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York," Wild Bunch is launching a pan-European digital distribution company. Following the footsteps of TWC/Radius, A24 or IFC Films in the U.S., the Paris-based studio will acquire...
  • AFM: New Distributors Energize Indie Market

    With the seven major studios devoting increasing focus on tentpoles, the indie sector is seeing a welcome emergence of new distributors. The biggest splash this year has come from 6-month-old Saban Films, which bought three films -- John Travolta's...
  • At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling

    At the AFI Fest in Los Angeles, a world of ideas come calling
    "A Most Violent Year," written and directed by J.C. Chandor, stars Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac in an explosive story of a couple struggling to grow their heating oil business that is part crime saga, part domestic drama. It's very much a New York...
  • A 'Curious' saga, from camp to curtain

    Ask Ryan Schneider about producing the independent film that will premiere at Lido Live theater in Newport Beach next Thursday, and he'll sum up the moviemaking process in one sentence. "Every dream and desire just happened," he said Wednesday afternoon...
  • Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant

    Laemmle to offer liquor in theaters and open new rooftop restaurant
    The Laemmle Monica 4-Plex plans to join the new wave of luxury movie theaters by offering alcoholic beverages to drink inside its theaters along with two new eateries as part of a larger renovation project, reports the Santa Monica Daily Press. The...